A course designed to introduce the dental hygiene student to the profession of dental hygiene, theories and rationales for basic dental hygiene care procedures and prevention of disease, ethical principles, infection control, risk factors for oral disease and treatment planning. Practical application of fundamental concepts and skills are applied in the clinical setting on student partners with emphasis on workplace safety, hazards management, ergonomics, assessment and instrumentation. This course is subject to a course fee.
|The following courses must be taken prior to this course|
|Special Admission Guidelines and admission to the Dental Hygiene Program and MAT 011 - Beginning Algebra or MAT 011B - Beginning Algebra with Review of Arithmetic with a minimum grade of C|
|The following courses must be taken along side this course|
|DHG 111 - Dental Anatomy and DHG 155 - Dental Radiology. May be taken prior or during course.|